A young Journalist student,Sondra Pransky, (Johansson) travels from America to England to interview a famous Actor. After the not-so-complete interview her friend and her go to a magic show. When selected to take part in one of the acts Sondra is contacted by a recently deceased famous journalist who is determined to give her ;his last scoop. He tells her that the son of Lord Lyman, Peter Lyman(Hugh Jackman), is the tarot card killer. Dragging along Sid Waterman (Woody Allen), a kooky magician, Sondra attempts to discover who Peter Lyman really is and if he is a killer. What she doesn't realize is that while she is trying toprotect the country of England her heart might be what is really in jeopardy.